A vivid, richly observed and compellingly readable account of the women who held the artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in thrall.
Introduction - i: Introduction Chapter - 1: The Formation of the P. R. B. Chapter - 2: Effie and the Ruskins Chapter - 3: Married Life Chapter - 4: The Ruskins and the Pre-Raphaelites Chapter - 5: En Plein Air Chapter - 6: Lizzie Becomes Ophelia Chapter - 7: Venice Regained Chapter - 8: The Horror of Herne Hill Chapter - 9: At Glenfinlas Chapter - 10: Consequences Chapter - 11: The Great Escape Chapter - 12: The Dissolution of the P. R. B. Chapter - 13: Lizzie and Gabriel Chapter - 14: The Second Generation: The Revival of the P. R. B. and the Decline of Lizzie Siddal Chapter - 15: Weddings in the Wind Chapter - 16: Red House Chapter - 17: Lizzie's Tragedy Chapter - 18: Italian Interlude Chapter - 19: Tudor House Chapter - 20: Mr and Mrs Burne-Jones Chapter - 21: A Greek Tragedy Chapter - 22: Aftermath Chapter - 23: Janey Chapter - 24: Bad Ems Chapter - 25: Cracking Up Chapter - 26: Kelmscott Chapter - 27: Nemesis Chapter - 28: The End of the Firm Chapter - 29: The Last Janey Picture Chapter - 30: Morris at Leek Chapter - 31: The Last Picture Show Acknowledgements - ii: Acknowledgements Unit - iii: Select Bibliography Unit - iv: Notes Index - v: Index
Henrietta Garnett is the author of several memoirs, and of an
acclaimed novel, Family Skeletons. She is
the daughter of Angelica Garnett, granddaughter of the artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, and daughter-in-law of the diarist Frances Partridge. Her biography of her ancester Anny Thackeray, daughter of the novelist, aunt of Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf, was published to great critical acclaim in 2004. She lives in London.